Posts Tagged ‘Tryst’

The Diner Gets D.C.’s First Bitcoin ATM

But The Diner does not actually accept the virtual currency as a form of payment.

The Onion Relocates Tryst Coffeehouse to Kansas

We're not in D.C. anymore.

The Needle: Wool Coat Joke Edition

Pop-ups Are Dead, Long Live Takeovers: Toki Underground and Woodberry Kitchen plan a ramen "takeover" of Artifact Coffee. It shall be dubbed Tokifact. +2
Food Fight: Madam's Organ is so, so mad at its "shitty neighbor" Tryst right now. +/- 0

Betts Murder Underscores Risk of Pick-Up Crime

Local gay-rights activists are growing increasingly concerned about the recent spike in so-called pick-up crimes in and around the District.
The organization Gays and Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV) has issued two alerts warning gay males to be wary of hooking up through phone chat lines or via the Internet, as the risk goes far beyond contracting sexually transmitted [...]

Who’s Tough Enough to Open: Cafe Edition

Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe (1517 Connecticut Ave. NW) : A chirpy individual answers the phone at this Dupont Circle standby and says, "Afterwords Cafe—we're open." And that's about all you need to know. "We're not that busy yet," adds the individual.
Cafe Mozart (1331 H St. NW): Open, yes, but only for the deli and [...]

Confessions of a Wi-Fi Loafer – DC’s New Parking Rules “Completely Suck”

I was just loafing when this popped into my inbox: The District Department of Transportation is doing away with one of the city's sweetest freebies: Saturday parking. Starting soon, drivers will have to feed the meters on Saturdays, just like they do Monday through Friday. The rate for primo spots in parking-challenged neighborhoods is also [...]

Can You Still Go To Brunch? Yes. Target? No.

So what the hell is actually open right now? Plenty. The District still loves to eat brunch even in these conditions. Here is a list of places currently open for business. We will update throughout the day:
3:10 p.m. Update:
The Diner: The Adams Morgan restaurant is open. It has no plans on shutting down its 24-hour [...]

Confessions of a Wi-Fi Loafer – First Post

It’s an early Saturday afternoon inside the cozy basement café at Politics & Prose bookstore on Connecticut Avenue NW. I’ve been here awhile – a good long while.
I arrive with my laptop and a yellow legal pad before 10 a.m. and install myself at one of the little tables along the wall that leads to [...]

14th & T: The Saga Continues

Remember when furniture chain Room & Board was definitely coming to D.C. via the demise of the locals' plan to bring a Diner/Tryst/Open City/comedy club/yoga and dance studio to 14th and T? Well, it fell through.
Housing Complex's Ruth Samuelson has the scoop, which takes up where we left off.

Development at 14th and T: Good News, Bad News Edition

We learned today that Dave Chappelle, yes the Dave Chappelle, has signed on as a potential investor with the Diner/Tryst/comedy club planned for the old Church of the Reformer at 14th and T Streets NW, the development plan we wrote about in July.
The bad news? That plan is close to imploding. Sources close to the [...]

This Just In: Diner/Tryst/Open City Owner Mulling Over Buying City Paper

OK, well, what Constanine Stavropoulos actually said was: "I think that would be fun" and "I have to think that you guys, as a unit, are profitable and you are probably paying for the sins of the owner."
The reality: Stavropoulos currently has his hands full trying to develop the former Church of the Rapture at [...]

OMG! Party Photos! Are You in Them?

OK, it's really the ANC 2B meeting last night, where Diner/Tryst/Yoga/Comedy fans pulled off the impossible: standing-room-only at an ANC meeting to hear a 15-minute presentation mostly laid out here. The commissioners did not weigh in. There was no time for questions. In other words: Stay tuned.